Closes 10.12.18

Teacher of the Deaf
Coventry City Council
Coventry Sensory Team
TMS/UPS + up to 2 SEN Allowance depending on qualifications (£4,075)
Full-time, permanent post

Required to start in January 2018 or at an agreed date an experienced and highly motivated teacher is required to join a well-established team. The Team comprises specialist teachers and support staff working with hearing impaired pupils across Coventry. You will need to be creative, adaptable and sensitive to the individual needs of deaf children, young people and families.

The post involves providing support and advice to deaf children, young people, parents and professionals across Coventry in homes, educational settings and specialist resource bases.

A Teacher of the Deaf qualification is desirable, however applications will be considered from teachers with relevant teaching experience at Key Stage 1 and 2 who are committed to undertaking the mandatory training. Funding for this training will be provided. Successful team-working experience and excellent inter-personal skills are essential.

The Sensory Team is a well-regarded part of the People’s Directorate and provides a supportive working environment for its staff. Coventry is a vibrant, multicultural city with a fascinating and inspiring story to tell and an arts and cultural scene that deserves the title UK City of Culture 2021. You will be joining a committed, nurturing and hard-working team that is a highly valued part of the People’s Directorate.

If you wish to discuss the post in more detail please contact Heulwen Hindson, Deputy Lead for Sensory Team-Hearing Impairment, on 02476 786174 or heulwen.hindson@coventry.gov.uk

Visits to the Team are welcomed and recommended where possible.

To apply, please visit link to visit our website.

Closing date Monday 10 December 2018.
Interview date: week beginning 17 December 2018.

Coventry City Council is committed to delivering the best possible services and improving the quality of life for Coventry people. In order to do this effectively we aim to have a workforce that represents the diverse communities we serve, embracing and utilising the broad range of skills, experiences and perspectives this brings.
We are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for all. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition.